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Old 12-18-2017, 05:39 AM   #1
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Classic Roadster Style Hubcaps for 986?

I'm trying to make my 1997 986 look even more classic roadster and I was wondering if anyone has seen or knows where to get OR if its even possible to put old style hubcaps on a Boxster 986. Rather than spokes I'd like something more flat/saucer-like.

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Old 12-20-2017, 03:40 AM   #2
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Why Tim, Why?

Stick to the period in which a car was produced, IMHO. the car was made in an era of non-hubcap wheels, stick to that design thought. It's your car but...
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Old 12-20-2017, 05:29 AM   #3
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Stick to the period in which a car was produced, IMHO. the car was made in an era of non-hubcap wheels, stick to that design thought. It's your car but...
I agree, it wouldn't improve the looks or value with wheels not designed for that period, but perhaps may satisfy your own personal vision of your P car
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Appreciate the feedback. I suppose in the same way some guys like their cars to look sportier and change the side skirts for example... i just love the roadster aesthetic to the vehicle and want to enhance that.

Definitely not looking for a value or performance increase. Just scratching a personal itch.
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If you do go with hubcaps, go all the way and add some curb feelers, can't go wrong there
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Old 01-07-2018, 05:14 AM   #6
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You might have to use wheel adapters and use wheels made for a different make as you won't have a lot of choices with the 5x130 bolt pattern. I'm guessing that you'll only find 5x130 to 5x4.75 or 5x4.50 adapters.
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